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  • Posted on: Tuesday, August 25, 2015

    Learn how to navigate Marketplace Healthcare Enrollment with tips from a professional application counselor at the Del City Library, 4509 SE 15th, Monday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m.

  • Autism Awareness Month 2015
    Posted on: Monday, April 06, 2015

    Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is a group of developmental disorders. The characteristics include communication difficulties, social impairment, and repetitive behavior though the range is wide. It can span from nonverbal to high functioning. No two people with autism are the same. If you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism.

  • Find Out about Family First Aid with Natural Oils
    Posted on: Thursday, April 02, 2015

    Making allergy bombs, or diffusing lavender for stress relief? Use peppermint oil for stomach aches? Essential oil use has spiked in popularity as many people have made the choice to use natural, plant based products in place of chemical laden pharmaceuticals and medications. Inquiries about how to use essential oils and increasing book requests about alternative medicine have created an opportunity for classes at OKC libraries.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

    Life can be a stressful balancing act. Get the strength and skills for better balance and stress reduction with Tai Chi at your local library.

    Tai Chi, a centuries-old Chinese martial art, combines graceful, focused movements with deep breathing to provide low impact, stress taming exercise for people in all levels of fitness.

    Bethany Library, 3510 N. Mueller, offers a series of sessions Thursdays at 6 p.m. beginning April 2 through May 7.

  • Swing into Action at the Ralph Ellison Library
    Posted on: Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    Ralph Ellison Library, 2000 NE 23rd, invites customers to ‘Swing into Action’ with a series of active events in conjunction with the Hometown Teams exhibit. Save the gym fees and get fit during jump rope workouts on March 12, 19 and 26 at 4:30 P.M.  

  • New Year's Resolutions: A Healthier You
    Posted on: Monday, January 12, 2015

    It’s inevitable that after finishing off the last chocolate-covered marshmallow Santa, followed by a refreshing chaser of Dr. Pepper, the average holiday reveler will glimpse him or herself in the bathroom mirror.  The reflection doesn’t lie and those sweatpants only accentuate the truth. It’s time to make some New Year’s resolutions. Luckily your local library can help.

  • Posted on: Friday, October 31, 2014

    Essential oil use has spiked in popularity as many people have made the choice to use natural products in place of chemical laden pharmaceuticals and medications, but there are still misconceptions surrounding these products. Learn more about oils at the Belle Isle library, 5501 N. Villa, on Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m

  • Posted on: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Access Video on Demand has added the brand new BBC production Ebola: The Search for a Cure.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Zinio is a collection of current and back issues of your favorite magazines that can be read on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy magazines like Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Eating Light, The Economist, ESPN, Kiplinger's, National Geographic, Smithsonian, Vanity Fair, Wired and more and keep them as long as you want. Explore our collection of nearly 300 titles!

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

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